Survey highlights concerns in the workplace of those with hearing loss

Fear of a potential negative effect on their career is preventing people with hearing loss from disclosing their condition to their employers, new research has revealed.
Research by Action on Hearing Loss, as part of the charity’s Working For Change campaign, shows more than half of people living with deafness and hearing loss surveyed felt they could not be open about it at work.
A third felt they would be unfairly treated at work, while 61 per cent felt others would assume they would not be competent.
In addition, more than two-thirds have experienced isolation in the workplace.
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20 January 2018 in Regional North East, Views: 33
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